Friedrich Pflughaupt

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Friedrich Pflughaupt (born October 7, 1892 in Berlin , † August 7, 1951 in Hamburg ) was a German film producer , production and line producer whose work is closely linked to the oeuvre of the German film pioneer Carl Froelichs .


Pflughaupt was initially employed by a private bank that also dealt with film financing (lending). In 1924, Pflughaupt was appointed managing director and commercial director of Froelich Film GmbH for ten years, later he also held leading positions in other Froelich companies, most recently until the company was absorbed by the UFA in 1941 , as a partner in the 'Tonfilm- Studio Carl Froelich & Co. '.

From the beginning of the sound film era until the end of the Second World War, Friedrich Pflughaupt was also responsible for all films by veteran director Carl Froelich as production or line producer. After 1945 the two separated and Pflughaupt worked as an independent producer for a few years.

His son was Friedrich-Karl Pflughaupt, who was born in 1922 and was a film salesman who had been on the board of UFA-Theater AG for many years.


as (co-) production or line manager or producer


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